Title: Distributorship


Jan Magne Juuhl-Langseth

Practice Group Chair


Jan Magne Juuhl-Langseth

Firm: Schjødt
Address:Ruseløkkveien 14
Oslo 0251
Phone:+47 23 01 18 69
Fax:+47 22 83 17 12
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Local Time:Sat. 18:25
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Main areas of practice: Antitrust/Competition, European Union and European Economic Area (EEA) law.

Head of EU- and Competition department. Experienced in handling cases before the Norwegian Competition Authority, European Courts, the EFTA Surveillance Authority and the Commission. In addition to Competition law, the practice also comprise state aid and public procurement cases.

The practice group works for national and international clients within the energy and utilities sectors, media, traditional industries, IT- and services. Current clients include Exxon, SAS, Yara International ASA and a number of other international and national corporations (airline industries, shipping, off-shore services, et sec). Juuhl-Langseth has thus represented clients in a number of cases before the competition authorities in Brussels and Norway, and has litigated cases in the EFTA Court and Court of First Instance / European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.


Languages: English and the Scandinavian languages
Joined the Law Firm in: 2000


Areas of Practice


  • EU & Competition
  • Mergers & Acquisitions


Litigation Percentage 10%

Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

Juuhl-Langseth has pleaded and represented clients before the European Court of Justice, the EFTA Court, The European Commission and The EFTA Surveillance Authority in various matters related to EU, EEA and Competition Law. His practice comprises national competition law and procedures before the Norwegian Competition Authority (Konkurransetilsynet) as well as other appeal bodies related to unfair competition.

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association

NBA (Norwegian Bar Association)


Has published a number of EU-related articles in Norwegian.
He is also one of the co-authors of "Konkurrenceretten i EU" ("EU-
Competition Law", presently the EU Competition Law curriculum at,
inter alia, the University of Copenhagen.

He is a co-author to "A Practical Guide to National Competition Rules Across Europe", published by Kluwer law International, 2004.


Langseth is regularly used as a lecturer by the Norwegian Bar Association on European Law related topics.

Professional Activities and Experience

Partner, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt, 2003-
Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt, 2000-2002
EFTA Surveillance Authority, Legal Service, Brussels 1999-2000
Law firm Wiersholm, Mellbye & Bech, Oslo, 1996-1999
Junior Lecturer, Centre for European Law, University of Oslo 1994-



Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo, 1995.
European Law studies (The Four Freedoms), Centre for European Law,
University of Oslo, 1995.
European Law studies (Competition Law and State Aid),
University of Copenhagen 1993.
Business Ecomomist, Oslo School of Business Administration, 1988.